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First Listen Live: The Shins perform 'Port of Morrow'

by Sarah Wardrop

Last week, we got a preview of The Shins' forthcoming album, Port of Morrow, with frontman James Mercer performing "Simple Song" in Studio A. This week, we've got the whole band on FUV and The Alternate Side -- playing the whole album live.

Wednesday night at 10, we head to Le Poisson Rouge where FUV's Rita Houston and NPR Music welcome The Shins for a live First Listen to Port of Morrow.  Hear the show on 90.7FM or stream it on, The Alternate Side, and NPR Music's newly-launched iPad app.

Here's some solo James Mercer to tide you over...